1. Lead Community Organizer in GAMALIEL OF ILLINOIS/IOWA


Job Type

Full Time Contract

Published:

04/04/2018

Start Date:

06/04/2018

Application Deadline:

04/04/2018

Address

2026 S. Blue Island Ave
Chicago
IL
60606
United States

Description

Do you have a passion for social justice?

JOB OPENINGS:

1. Lead Community Organizer in Metropolitan Chicago

2. Lead Community Organizer in East St. Louis Region

3. Lead Community Organizer in Quad Cities Region

4. Lead Community Organizer in Springfield Region


Gamaliel of Metro Chicago, United Congregations of Metro-East, and Quad Cities Interfaith each seeks to fill an organizing position with an ambitious and hard-working Community Organizer who will be responsible for building a powerful faith and value based organization in the metropolitan community of Chicago, the East St. Louis metro region and the Quad Cities Region. We seek someone with experience working with communities, who has self-confidence in working in diverse environments; who seeks opportunity to engage in social justice work; is committed to the development of community leadership; and, has a history of working well with others.

Both these organizations are institutionally based networks of congregations and organizations committed to building community and seeking justice and equity. Our mission is to transform institutions and its members to build the power to address issues most affecting them, like jobs, transportation, affordable housing and immigration reform.


COMPENSATION

The salary is competitive and based on experience. We also provide a benefits package equal to twenty percent of the annual salary. Each position also includes opportunities to be trained and coached in the art of organizing within the Gamaliel Network.


Applicants should send a cover letter (maximum two pages) and resume describing qualifications, interest in the position and availability for preliminary interview dates. Please include two professional references.


Ability to speak Spanish would be beneficial but not required for the Chicago region job position. We encourage everyone to apply and particularly would appreciate applicants who are women, people of color and people with unique abilities.


Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Juan F. Soto, Director of Gamaliel of Illinois/Iowa jfsoto@gamaliel.org

Mary Gonzales, Advisor, mary@gamaliel.org


DEADLINE TO APPLY:

June 4, 2018

Benefits

We also provide a benefits package equal to twenty percent of the annual salary.

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

2-year degree

How To Apply

jfsoto@gamaliel.org

Applicants should send a cover letter (maximum two pages) and resume describing qualifications, interest in the position and availability for preliminary interview dates. Please include two professional references.


Please send your cover letter and resume to:

Juan F. Soto, Director of Gamaliel of Illinois/Iowa jfsoto@gamaliel.org

Mary Gonzales, Advisor, mary@gamaliel.org


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